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PFA Public WORKSHOPS

Learn expert strategies to help create your college and career plan

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success

A 60-minute workshop designed to educate families about the best practices and key deadlines of the college planning process by covering topics including college admissions, paying for college, college transition, professional development and career planning. Free and open to the public.

 


10 Tips to Get Into a Highly Selective Institution(3S)

Tue, Jul 16 6:30 PM

Partners for Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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How to Maximize Scholarships, Financial Aid and Create a Budget for College (3S)

Tue, Jul 16 7:30 PM

Partners For Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Lisle Public Library (3S)

Thu, Jul 18 6:30 PM

Lisle Public Library

777 Front Street | Meeting Room A Lisle, IL 60532

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How to Write Stand Out College Application Essays - Partners For Achievement (3S)

Wed, Jul 24 7:00 PM

Partners For Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Partners For Achievement (3S)

Wed, Jul 31 7:00 PM

Partners For Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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10 Tips to Improve Your Odds at an Elite College or University - Partners For Achievement (3S)

Wed, Aug 7 6:30 PM

Partners for Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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How to Maximize Scholarships, Financial Aid and Create a Budget for College (3S)

Wed, Aug 7 7:30 PM

Partners For Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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How to Write Stand Out College Application Essays - Partners For Achievement (3S)

Mon, Aug 12 7:00 PM

Partners For Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Glen Ellyn Library (3S)

Thu, Aug 15 7:00 PM

Glen Ellyn Library

400 Duane St | Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Partners For Achievement (3S)

Sat, Aug 24 9:00 AM

Partners For Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Naperville Public Library - 95th Street (3S)

Tue, Aug 27 7:00 PM

Naperville Public Library - 95th Street

3015 Cedar Glade Road | Meeting Room A Naperville, IL 60564

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Partners For Achievement (3S)

Thu, Aug 29 7:00 PM

Partners For Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Oak Park Public Library (3S)

Mon, Sep 9 7:00 PM

Oak Park Public Library

834 Lake Street | Veterans Room Oak Park, IL 60301

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Nichols Library - Naperville (3S)

Wed, Sep 11 7:00 PM

Nichols Library

200 W. Jefferson | Community Room Naperville, IL 60540

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Host a PFA Workshop

Partners For Achievement welcomes the opportunity to share our passion and expertise. Since our inception, we have partnered with more than 60 schools, community organizations (libraries, churches, chambers of commerce, and non-profits), sports programs and corporations to host one of our 3 Steps to College Planning and Career Success workshops.

 

Please let us know if you are interested in hosting an evening or weekend seminar, a lunch-and-learn at your office or contact us for information regarding our booster club, PTO and sports fundraisers.

 

Contact our Community Outreach Director: outreach@pfachievement.com

Workshop Presentation Topics
College Planning: Admissions & Applications

School List Development – Major Selection – College Visits

Resume Building – Essay Writing – ACT/SAT Test Prep

College Interviews – Application Recommendations – Deadlines

 

Paying for College: Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid Overview – FAFSA – CSS Profile

Need-Based Aid – Private Scholarships – Merit Money

Budget Parameters – Award Assessments – Financial Aid Appeals

 

Student Mentoring: College Transition & Career Readiness

Goal Setting – Support Services – Degree Requirements

Identifying Mentors – Networking Tips – Career Readiness

Job Shadowing – Internship Opportunities – Job Search

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